seat foam expanding? - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Interior
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 11-11-2008, 08:38 AM
daoldbuick's Avatar
Registered User
 
Last photo:
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: kincardine ontario
Posts: 226
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
seat foam expanding?

Is there a way to re expand the foam used in car seats. I just got a bench seat from a Dodge minivan. The head rests have indents in them from resting against something that was in the back of the van at the wreckers. Is there a way to get them back to the original shape? Or should I try and get new head rests?

    Advertisement
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 11-11-2008, 11:26 AM
DanTwoLakes's Avatar
Hotrodders.com Moderator
 
Last wiki edit: Contact adhesive
Last journal entry: 49 Packard
Last photo:
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Lake Tomahawk, Wisconsin
Age: 64
Posts: 5,885
Wiki Edits: 22

Thanks: 0
Thanked 151 Times in 138 Posts
Those headrests have to be the easiest thing in the world to find, with as many as were made. The only thing I know of that would help bring back the shape is a steamer like this Jiffy Steamer. Find a good full service dry cleaner or an upholstery shop, and they should have one if you can't find one. Take the covers off the headrests first. Good Luck.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	IMG_0268_1.jpg
Views:	89
Size:	94.6 KB
ID:	34106  
__________________
__________________________________

No one lives forever, the trick is creating something that will.
__________________________________

Last edited by DanTwoLakes; 11-11-2008 at 11:37 AM.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

Recent Interior posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
this is a saver.... GM build codes TooMany2count General Rodding Tech 24 11-23-2009 09:36 AM
Seat foam replacement 1953 Homer Interior 9 08-17-2008 02:35 PM
Foam quality... what the numbers mean? jhenry Interior 6 04-18-2008 07:14 PM
Need advise on seat foam? unioncreek Interior 1 05-04-2004 03:41 PM
REAR SEAT FOAM bmedina103 Interior 0 02-07-2003 08:43 PM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:28 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.